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Medical device company St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ), on Friday said the report from Muddy Waters questioning the safety and security of its cardiac devices were "false and misleading." "We have examined the allegations made by Capital and MedSec on...

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Personal income and spending in the U.S. rose in line with economist estimates in the month of July, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Monday. The Commerce Department said personal income climbed by 0.4 percent in July after...

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While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, the Clinton campaign argued that the former Secretary of State is the only one who has met the standard expected of...

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On the heels of the weakness seen over the course of the previous week, stocks moved mostly higher during trading on Monday. Buying interest was somewhat subdued, however, limiting the upside for the markets.

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Guy Pearce and Carice van Houten have reportedly welcomed their first son together. The pair shared news of the addition to their family via Twitter, where Pearce initially tweeted the message and Houten was quick to retweet. "A cute little package...

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Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating...

RyanLochte-082316.jpg Swimwear company Speedo USA and clothing giant Ralph Lauren have announced their decision to end sponsorship of Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte after the controversial incident at a gas station in Rio during Olympics. Speedo was the first company to announce...
Asian-Markets1_22Aug16.jpg Asian stock markets are mostly lower on Tuesday, tracking the lackluster cues from Wall Street as well as weaker commodity prices overnight. Investors are also cautious as they await a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday for clues about the outlook for U.S. interest rates.
Pharma-082316.jpg Shares of BioPharmX Corp. (BPMX) climbed more than 15% on Monday, following positive findings from the company's phase 2a safety study of BPX-01 in facial Propionibacterium acnes.
Asian-Markets1_23Aug16.jpg European stocks are likely to open higher on Tuesday as market participants diverge on U.S. rate hike prospects this year. The dollar turned lower against rivals amid a dearth of major data and bets that a rate hike is unlikely at the Fed's September...
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HillaryClintonPresidentialCampaign1-082916.jpg While Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to release detailed medical records, the Clinton campaign argued that the former Secretary of State is the only one who has met the standard expected of presidential candidates.
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CapitolBuilding-082516.jpg In a race that could play a big role in deciding control of the Senate, the results of a Mason-Dixon Polling & Research survey show a statistical tie in the Florida Senate race between Sen. Marco Rubio, F-Fla., and Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla.
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Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating that moving more throughout the day -- in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity on a daily basis . . ."
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The Swiss stock market ended the first session of the new trading week with a small gain. The market dropped in early trade and remained in negative territory for much of the morning. However, the positive opening on Wall Street helped to boost the market into the green in the afternoon. The trading...
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Online retail giant Amazon is launching technical teams with full-time employees, but with 30 hour a week work schedule, the Washington Post reported. The program could help boost the image of Amazon, which has faced criticism for intense work conditions earlier.
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Investing in marijuana stocks is at a nascent stage, as traders dread to take the plunge, given the risks involved in terms of limited visibility into many of the companies. The legal marijuana market in the United States is estimated to grow to $7.1 billion in 2016, which represents 26% growth over 2015, according to a report by New Frontier and ArcView Market Research. More
In response to media queries, The Presidency wanted to correct the erroneous impression created by a Johannesburg newspaper that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has met "with officials from the Chinese Communist Party, who allegedly raised concern about...
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Fitbit-082916.jpg Fitbit has introduced its latest wearable fitness device Charge 2, almost two years after the launch of Charge. The new activity tracker is a skinny black or white band that can be worn on the wrist. The standard model of Charge costs $30, and the...
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Economic Calendar
DateIndicatorPeriodCountry
08/29/16 9:0Unemployment RateJUL Mexico
08/29/16 8:30Personal Income (M-o-M)JUL United States
08/29/16 8:30Personal Spending (M-o-M)JUL United States
08/29/16 8:30Core PCE Deflator (M-o-M)JUL United States
08/29/16 8:30Core PCE Deflator (Y-o-Y)JUL United States
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FDA Calendar
Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
11/16/16VRX, VRX.TOBrodalumab (BLA)FDA decision on Brodalumab for treatment of patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
11/16/16DVAXHEPLISAV-B (BLA)FDA panel review of HEPLISAV-B for immunization of adults against hepatitis B infection
11/12/16GILDTenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) (NDA)FDA decision on TAF for treatment of chronic hepatitis B
11/11/16BMYOpdivo (sBLA)FDA decision on Opdivo for previously treated recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
11/05/16AMGNEnbrel (sBLA) FDA decision on Enbrel for the expanded use to treat pediatric patients with chronic severe plaque psoriasis.
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